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Estimates of World-Wide Distribution of Child Deaths From Acute Respiratory Infections

To establish a relation between deaths due to acute respiratory infections (ARI) and all-cause deaths in children under 5 years we show that the proportion of deaths directly attributable to ARI declines from 23% to 18% and then 15% (95% confidence …

Author: Williams B, Gouws E, Boschi-Pinto C, Bryce J, Dye C

Published: 2002

Estimating Age-Specific Cumulative Incidence for the 2009 Influenza Pandemic: A Meta-analysis of A(H1N1)pdm09 Serological Studies From 19 Countries

This article, published in Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, details the results of a meta-analysis conducted to provide insights into the global impact of the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic. The study estimates overall and age-specific …

Author: Van Kerkhove MD, Hirve S, Koukounari A, Mounts AW

Published: 2013

Estimating the Burden of Pneumococcal Pneumonia Among Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Diagnostic Techniques

This article, published in PLOS One, summarizes a study to develop a conceptual and quantitative strategy for estimating the non-bacteremic disease burden among adults with community-acquired pneumonia. The authors conclude that the adult burden of …

Author: Said MA, Johnson HL, Nonyane BAS, Deloria-Knoll M, O′Brien KL

Published: 2013

Estimating the Costs of Achieving the WHO-UNICEF Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006 - 2015

This paper estimates the costs of achieving the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006 - 2015, which aims to immunize more people, from infants to seniors, with a greater range of vaccines, and whose chief goal is to, by 2015 or earlier, …

Author: Wolfson LJ, Gasse F, Lee-Martin S, et al.

Published: 2008

Estimating the Protective Concentration of Anti-pneumococcal Capsular Polysaccharide Antibodies

Published in the journal Vaccine, this article describes a method for correlating pneumococcal anticapsular antibody responses of infants immunized with pneumococcal conjugate (PnC) vaccine (Prevenar) with clinical protection from invasive …

Author: Siber G, Chang I, Baker S, et al.

Published: 2007

Estimation of the Potential Overall Impact of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination on Cervical Cancer Cases and Deaths

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study that aimed to estimate the potential real-life impact of the AS04-adjuvanted HPV-16/18 vaccine on cervical cancer cases and deaths at the country level. The authors found that HPV vaccination …

Author: Van Kriekinge G, Castellsagué X, Cibula D, Demarteau N

Published: 2014

Evaluating Clinical Trial Data and Guiding Future Research for Rotavirus Vaccines

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, discusses the outcome of a meeting of global, regional, and country-level rotavirus experts and immunization opinion leaders who gathered to provide guidance on evaluating and …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Evaluating Immunization Information on the Web

This website provides tips on how to evaluate information on the internet regarding diseases and vaccines.

Author: National Network for Immunization Information

Evaluation of Anatomic Changes in Young Children with Natural Rotavirus Infection: Is Intussusception Biologically Plausible?

This study, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, explores the biological plausibility of intussusception caused by natural rotavirus infection.

Author: Robinson C, Hernanz-Schulman M, Zhu Y, et al.

Published: 2004

An Evaluation of the Emerging Interventions Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)-Associated Acute Lower Respiratory Infections in Children

This article, published in BMC Public Health, summarizes the results of a literature review and an expert opinion exercise to evaluate the best course of protection against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) for children in the developing world, …

Author: Nair H, Verma VR, Theodoratou E, et al.

Published: 2011

Evaluation of Vaccines Against Enteric Infections: A Clinical and Public Health Research Agenda for Developing Countries

This article, from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, provides a review of the enteric vaccines currently available and their lack of use in developing countries. The author purports that the reasons for this are multiple and …

Author: Clemens J

Published: 2011

Every Child by Two

This organization, founded by Former First Lady of the United States Rosalynn Carter and Former First Lady of Arkansas Betty Bumpers, focuses on reducing infant mortality through timely immunization.

Author: Every Child by Two

The Evidence for Using Conjugate Vaccines to Protect HIV-Infected Children Against Pneumococcal Disease

Published in The Lancet, this review summarises available data on the burden of pneumococcal disease and the safety and efficacy of PCVs in HIV-infected children. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to …

Author: Bliss SJ, O'Brien KL, Janoff EN, et al.

Published: 2008

Evidence of Support for Improved Cervical Cancer Prevention in Developing Countries

This web page contains a dossier that includes statements of support for improved cervical cancer control from governments, organizations, and individuals in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and other regions. The letters, video messages, editorials, …

Author: Cervical Cancer Action, International Union Against Cancer, PATH

Published: 2008

Expanding Paradigms for Cervical Cancer Screening: The Impact of the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention

This report documents the accomplishments and impact of the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention (ACCP). It presents the state of knowledge about alternative screening strategies prior to the establishment of the partnership, as well as …

Author: Gaffikin L, Wittet S, Sherris J

Published: 2013

Expanding Prevention of Invasive Meningococcal Disease

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, discusses morbidity and mortality due to meningococcal serogroups A, C, Y, and W-135 and the ability of monovalent meningococcal serogroup C conjugate (MCC) vaccines to reduce the burden of …

Author: Pelton SI, Gilmet GP

Published: 2009

Expanding Vaccine Solutions Against Influenza

This fact sheet highlights PATH's multifaceted approach to expanding vaccine solutions against pandemic and seasonal influenza that are optimal for the developing world. It describes our efforts to advance the development of promising new influenza …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Exploitation of Physiology and Metabolomics to Identify Pneumococcal Vaccine Candidates

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, summarizes ways in which genome-wide techniques can help decipher factors associated with the fitness, metabolism, and virulence of Streptococcus pneumoniae that could help lead to the …

Author: Schulz C, Hammerschmidt S

Published: 2013

Exploring New, Non-replicating Rotavirus Vaccines

This fact sheet summarizes the technical efforts and objectives of PATH's non-replicating rotavirus vaccine (NRRV) development project. It outlines the vaccine candidates under evaluation and primary partners, as well as the rationale for the NRRV …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Facts for Life: Immunization

These fact sheets provide information about vaccination for families and communities.

Author: United Nations Children's Fund

Fatal Neglect: How Health Systems Are Failing to Comprehensively Address Child Mortality

WaterAid's report Fatal Neglect: How Health Systems Are Failing to Comprehensively Address Child Mortality shows how the aid system is not responding to the causes of child mortality in a targeted manner. The international health agenda is failing …

Author: WaterAid America

Published: 2009

Fears of Hepatitis B Vaccine Unfounded

This article addresses concerns about hepatitis B vaccination and emphasizes the positive health benefits of immunization.

Author: KidsGrowth.com

Published: 2007

Fighting Malaria Today and Tomorrow

This fact sheet describes PATH's work in malaria control and prevention, including its work under the Malaria Control and Evaluation Partnership in Africa and the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative.

Author: PATH

Published: 2014

Financing Assessment Tool for Immunization Services: Guidelines for Performing a Country Assessment

On behalf of Partnerships for Health Reform, this immunization financing tool is intended for in-depth, systematic evaluations of the costs and financing of immunization programs. The tool offers a checklist and tables that guide the user through …

Author: Kaddar M, Makinen M, Khan M

Published: 2000

Finding the Final Fifth: Inequalities in Immunisation

Despite global progress, there is still a long way to go until the full benefits of immunization are enjoyed by all children. In 2010, almost one in five children – nearly 20 million – did not receive the most basic vaccinations that all …

Author: Save the Children

Published: 2012